Today’s gasoline and diesel formulations are highly refined. Nevertheless, contaminants like dirt, paint, rust, and water can find their way into your vehicle’s fuel through storage tanks, fuel transfer equipment, and your fuel tank. In sufficient quantities these contaminants can overwork the fuel pump, reduce fuel flow and clog injectors, causing drivability problems, but the fine particles can also act as an abrasive, causing expensive component damage.

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  • FRAM® Fuel Filter
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    # sp4456
    Fuel Filter by FRAM®. Keep the fuel clean with In-Line Gasoline Fuel Filter by FRAM. This unit is designed specially for protecting the engine and fuel system of the vehicle. It traps and holds the smallest dirt particles which can...
    $4.22 - $16.12
  • MANN-Filter® Fuel Filter
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    # sp4640
    Fuel Filter by MANN-Filter®. Modern high performance injection systems place high demands on the quality and purity of fuel. MANN-Filter fuel filters ensure that dirt particles and any water contained in the fuel do not damage the...
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  • WIX® Complete In-Line Fuel Filter
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    # sp9656
    Complete In-Line Fuel Filter by WIX®. The fuel filter is often the forgotten filter. Yet the fuel put into diesel and off-road equipment, more often than not, contains contaminants such as dirt, rust, scale and water. These...
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    # sp4772
    Fuel Filter by Hastings®. This filter is designed to protect fuel system components, such as injection pumps and injectors, from damaging contaminants, including water, bacteria, non-combustible materials, wax, and tar-like...
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    # sp6417
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    # sp4458
    Fuel Filter/Water Separator by FRAM®. Fuel filter is vital for any vehicle as it keeps the engine clean from contaminants. Modern autos are equipped with fuel injected engines where openings in the injectors are incredibly small...
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    # sp1700
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    # sp4457
    Fuel Filter Cartridge by FRAM®. It is very important to have clean fuel inside the engine as small dirt particles and contaminants can plug up carburetors and fuel injectors. A FRAM fuel filter cartridge won't let all those foreign...
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    # sp1705
    Fuel Filter by Mahle®. Is your vehicle hard to start? Does its stumble and stall, and idle rough? Are you making more frequent visits to the pump? Your fuel system may need repair, but before you waste your time and gas running out...
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    # sp4459
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    # sp5538
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    # sp9666
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    # sp6390
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    # sp9655
    Fuel Filter Cartridge by WIX®. The fuel filter is often the forgotten filter. Yet the fuel put into diesel and off-road equipment, more often than not, contains contaminants such as dirt, rust, scale and water. These impurities can...
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    # sp5030
    Fuel Filter by Auto 7®. Poor acceleration and idling, difficulty in starting the vehicle, and stalling are common fuel delivery system issues. If you're experiencing these symptoms, Auto 7 has the quality parts to repair your...
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    # sp9658
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    # sp9665
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    Professional™ Fuel Filter by ACDelco®. Protect your Combustion System from contaminants with a high-quality ACDelco Professional Fuel Filter.
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Water is particularly harmful to diesel engines. It can cause rust and corrosion to form in the fuel system and these particles in turn can wear components like injectors. Diesel fuel also acts as a lubricant, and when it is displaced by water components like fuel pumps can suffer premature wear. Water can also promote the growth of microbes in diesel fuel, which can in turn form sludge that clogs filters and injectors, negatively affecting performance.

The filter in your vehicle’s fuel system is designed to trap contaminants and prevent them from causing component wear and poor engine performance. The only way to ensure it can do its job properly is to change it at the manufacturer’s recommended intervals, or sooner if you’re experiencing difficulty starting the engine, rough idle, stalling, and sluggish acceleration, which are indicators of a plugged fuel filter. The first line of defense is the in-tank strainer, but this is usually only serviced when the electric fuel pump is replaced. However, on some vehicles this is the only fuel filter so refer to your owner manual.

In addition to the tank strainer, carbureted vehicles have a fuel filter mounted either in-line between the mechanical fuel pump and carburetor, or attached to the carburetor inlet. On Electronic Fuel Injected (EFI) vehicles the filter is in-line between the fuel tank and engine, mounted either under the vehicle or in the engine compartment. There may be O-ring seals and threaded connections between the filter and fuel lines, or quick-disconnect fittings may be used that require a special tool to disconnect. Diesel fuel filter/water separators usually have a replaceable cartridge or spin-on filter.

Regardless of your vehicle’s fuel type or system, we have the replacement filter that will ensure only clean fuel reaches your engine, keeping it protected and running at its best. Fuel injectors are precision made components, and the slightest bit of dirt can cause clogging and wear which can result in poor atomization and combustion, or prevent closing, which in turn can result in reduced performance and fuel economy, and increased emissions. Regularly replacing your fuel filter is an easy and inexpensive way to prevent engine problems that could end up being expensive to repair down the road.

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Good Fuel Filter
Very easy to install.
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2012 Volkswagen Jetta
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